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10-09-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 431
Posted By degan

I wonder if something 3d printed could hold up.

I wonder if something 3d printed could hold up.
10-08-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,094
Posted By Markeologist

…and here is my Ritchey from a moment ago parked...

…and here is my Ritchey from a moment ago parked over San Anselmo Creek on new bridge in same general location as Owen and family!...
Replies: 17
Views: 373
Posted By TugaDude

You might be surprised at how good it looks after...

You might be surprised at how good it looks after you've given it a good bath. Go easy on things at first. Aggressive cleaning can cause damage that is not easily repaired.

And FWIW, stand...
08-12-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 393
Posted By dddd

When I unscrewed the plastic external "seal" ring...

When I unscrewed the plastic external "seal" ring from a 600 Uniglide freewheel, I was surprised to see that the locking cone underneath the seal had the markings of an MF-Z freewheel, so I believe...
08-10-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,730
Posted By tricky

He didn't call the OP stupid, he was just telling...

He didn't call the OP stupid, he was just telling the OP not to be stupid. Big difference. :rolleyes: He was still playing fast and lose with his spelling though.
08-09-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 613
Posted By P!N20

Keep both, find something else to sell.

Keep both, find something else to sell.
08-09-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 999
Posted By seypat

Can you slide the derailleur up then put a piece...

Can you slide the derailleur up then put a piece of something(metal, plastic, rubber wood) under the derailleur/through the slot so it can't slide down any. Maybe with tabs you can bend down on each...
08-08-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,730
Posted By machinist42

Don't you think ",,,converting to a single speed...

Don't you think ",,,converting to a single speed and flat bars..." is uglifaction enough?
08-04-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,372
Posted By bulgie

That's whay they call them drop outs. ...

That's whay they call them drop outs.
<rimshot>
07-29-21, 05:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 847
Posted By SJX426

robertj298 - Assemble the bearings on the spindle...

robertj298 - Assemble the bearings on the spindle before installing to test the ease of rotation of the caged bearings. The cage should not touch the spindle at all. Then check by adding the NDS cup...
07-12-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,255
Posted By machinist42

The Shadow Knows!

Fork's bent.
07-07-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,594
Posted By Me2gingko

Sluggo & Doug Fattic: I suspect it is a...

Sluggo & Doug Fattic: I suspect it is a combination of both. Initial curve during the making and years of stress on a weak spot. Still not sure if it places the bike into an enjoy-it-as-it-is...
07-07-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,826
Posted By cudak888

Everyone will see you until some motorist hits...

Everyone will see you until some motorist hits you and still claims you came out of nowhere. Hi-vis isn't a solution, it's a bandaid over car-centric infrastructure and a culture that promotes this...
07-05-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1,249
Views: 137,162
Posted By thumpism

Hood up by choice, I hope.

Hood up by choice, I hope.
07-04-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 300
Posted By dddd

I believe that the 6208 freewheels are simply a...

I believe that the 6208 freewheels are simply a Z-series freewheel with the plastic shield added on!

Upon removing the shield, doesn't the lockring/cone have Z-something "MF-Z" perhaps stamped...
07-04-21, 01:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,106
Posted By SurferRosa

What about a Strat? ...

What about a Strat?

https://youtu.be/gxR-vk0lelw
07-03-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,592
Posted By Shimagnolo

For what it's worth, it is working for me right...

For what it's worth, it is working for me right now.:p
07-02-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 64,424
Views: 10,003,426
Posted By JohnDThompson

Yes, that's an OEM Tange "Trident" crown, used on...

Yes, that's an OEM Tange "Trident" crown, used on mid-80s high-end racing Treks (531/753/Columbus). Socketed fork ends and dropouts would have been used as they became available.
07-02-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,075
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

So the answer is that as long as you can get...

So the answer is that as long as you can get access to the cartridge seals you can flush and relube. But many cartridge bearinged BBs have that access somewhat blocked by the unit's construction.
...
07-02-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 9,950
Views: 1,124,252
Posted By seypat

I'm looking! I think the container with the 86's...

I'm looking! I think the container with the 86's must have been lost at sea in a storm.There might have been a song written about it. I think it starts like this"

"The legend lives on from the...
06-30-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,139
Posted By genejockey

I was about to ask whether you'd notice the...

I was about to ask whether you'd notice the difference in a blind test between two bikes made with the same tubing, with the same geometry, but one has chromed fancy lugs and the other simple lugs...
06-28-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 9,861
Posted By gravelinmygears

It’s a Tom

Tom Ritchey has claimed the bike. He said it’s an early “A” frame built from Columbus tubing.
06-27-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,267
Posted By StanSeven

Let’s cut out the bickering please and stick to...

Let’s cut out the bickering please and stick to helping the OP. Thanks
06-26-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,361
Posted By SurferRosa

Why not? All the vintage road bikes I've had,...

Why not? All the vintage road bikes I've had, regardless of quality of brake lever, I was able to install new hoods, ride on the hoods, and brake from the hoods.
Forum: Foo
06-21-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,256
Posted By majmt

“Six more payments, gentlemen, and this...

“Six more payments, gentlemen, and this beautiful, blue, two-door luxury sedan is aaall mine”
...
06-18-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,993
Posted By Doug Fattic

Well if you use the standard Midwest bike shop...

Well if you use the standard Midwest bike shop rate of $60 an hour, we probably worked on it for over 4 hours. Of course I could have done it faster if I wasn't hadn't been taking the time to explain...
06-18-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,030
Posted By John E

"Latin is a language, as dead as dead can be....

"Latin is a language, as dead as dead can be. First the killed the Romans; now it's killing me.
06-17-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,993
Posted By Doug Fattic

It was a perfect project for teaching how this...

It was a perfect project for teaching how this kind of restoration should be done (that arrived at just the right time). It takes practice to get a feel for how to bend steel just enough. A lot of...
06-16-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,410
Posted By qcpmsame

Only if it’s boosted by a Rocket 88…

Only if it’s boosted by a Rocket 88…
Replies: 25
Views: 1,695
Posted By rustystrings61

To me, that dent is a cosmetic nothing-burger. ...

To me, that dent is a cosmetic nothing-burger. I've got an '82 Mercian with a worse dent built with 531C that I've ridden far and fast over the years, and maybe someday I'll take it to a...
06-16-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,355
Posted By VtwinVince

Hmmm, looks like it's time to completely 'defund'...

Hmmm, looks like it's time to completely 'defund' the local 5-0 in NYC.
06-15-21, 09:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,410
Posted By thinktubes

I'm not surprised this has come up, considering...

I'm not surprised this has come up, considering Mercury is in retrograde. (https://www.ismercuryinretrograde.com)
06-15-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,837
Posted By merziac

Chrome Ritchey from ebay/CL finds

So I couldn't resist this, chrome, good shape, my size, Campy HS, RDO's and CC rear brake.

Off to Bainbridge island I go, Cannonball run.

Great guy, we talk, he wasn't any more sure about it...
06-15-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,637
Posted By tiger1964

Uh...??? I see certain risks involved.;) I...

Uh...??? I see certain risks involved.;)

I now have, for the first time, two bikes with small flange; other than aesthetics, I don't notice anything.
06-15-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 528
Posted By tiger1964

Explosif is what it looks like happened to it!...

Explosif is what it looks like happened to it! Hope you find a fix.
06-14-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,198
Posted By cudak888

I'm quite impressed to see that he did every last...

I'm quite impressed to see that he did every last bit of that correctly - frame and dropout alignment and all.

It's possible, but I think you'll find that by removing the IGH, you'll wind up...
06-14-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 20,652
Views: 3,620,963
Posted By cog_nate

Jerry was a race bike flipper.

Jerry was a race bike flipper.
06-14-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,372
Posted By pcb

Free? Freeee? Refund? Reeefund? Well, then,...

Free? Freeee? Refund? Reeefund?

Well, then, don't you deserve some cas$h anyway for your pain and suffering, or at least for your inconvenience? :p
06-12-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,178
Posted By SurferRosa

Kofu wouldn't mean "break" by any...

Kofu wouldn't mean "break" by any chance?
06-12-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,221
Posted By gugie

The "rules" of what are C&V are over at the...

The "rules" of what are C&V are over at the Classic Rendevous (CR) site - t least that's where someone's posted them. Here, it's whatever you want them to be. As I've stated before, the CR site is...
06-12-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,970
Posted By jdawginsc

What's a paint job...? That's what evaporust and...

What's a paint job...? That's what evaporust and Sally Hansen nail polish is for!
06-12-21, 04:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,028
Posted By jdawginsc

...And add to the general Italian-esque feeling...

...And add to the general Italian-esque feeling of the componentry...like a stop in the Tuscan countryside, sipping wine and partaking of bread and cheese...just before the zombie hoods emerge from...
06-10-21, 08:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,221
Posted By genejockey

If only I weren't a low social needs introvert,...

If only I weren't a low social needs introvert, and lazy to boot.
06-10-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 833
Posted By John E

Sort of like this? (The only problem is that my...

Sort of like this? (The only problem is that my sons are millennials, and both drive sport sedans with stick shifts. :)
https://www.sadanduseless.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/anti-theft-device.jpg
06-10-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,113
Posted By Charles Wahl

Hey, if you're going to look a gift horse in the...

Hey, if you're going to look a gift horse in the mouth, then go create your own, better one; and try maintaining it.
It's a decades-old labor of love, by a C&V aficionado (@cuda2k here) who hosts it...
06-08-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By jiangshi

Yes, a cracked American Classic.

Yes, a cracked American Classic.
06-07-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 659
Posted By jdawginsc

Umm...that’s a show piece!

Umm...that’s a show piece!
06-07-21, 04:38 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,703
Posted By Chuck M

Surviving WWII scrap metal drives is high level...

Surviving WWII scrap metal drives is high level surviving for a bicycle.
06-04-21, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 387
Posted By mechanicmatt

Your shop manager doesn't know what the eff he is...

Your shop manager doesn't know what the eff he is talking about. There is no such thing as a Ritchey that isn't collectable. What may be hard is the size of the frame looks big. But no need to...
06-04-21, 10:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 407
Posted By thook

i'm gonna guess it's that way so he could fit...

i'm gonna guess it's that way so he could fit that fat tire in and clear the stays
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